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PHONE

(414) 248 - 4249 JOHN FILMANOWICZ


User Experience Designer and digital artist in the forms of film, animation,
PRIMARY EMAIL graphic, and interactive. Content Writer/ Brainstormer/ Doodler.
john.filmanowicz@gmail.com Comfortable fulfilling a wide range of roles on a creative team. Proactive, creative,
PORTFOLIO and quite nice. Loves learning new things and working with smart people.
filman.me Smiles often, inspired easily.
EDUCATION
BROWN UNIVERSITY Courses taken in Computer Science include Object-Oriented Programming,
BA: Computer Science Algorithms and Data Structures, Discrete Structures and Probability, Introduction
Providence, RI to Systems, User Interface Design, Animation, Designing Modern
9/13 - 5/17 Web Applications, Data Science
Cumulative GPA: 3.53 Additional courses taken in Visual Arts, Digital Media & Music, Modern Culture in
Media, Engineering, and Film/Animation/Video (RISD)
Brown STEAM (STEM + Art) Project Lead
Photo Editor for Browns satirical newspaper - The Brown Noser
Writer/Performer in Out of Bounds sketch comedy club
EXPERIENCE
EKO CREATIVE Work with community of creators to create interactive video experiences
Creative Support Specialist Tech support - including (but not limited to) fielding inquiries from the user base,
New York, NY website maintenance, working around technical hangups and limitations,
9/15 - Present implementation of visual and narrative ideas in code and UI
CASTLIGHT HEALTH Worked as Castlights first UX intern on projects for mobile and desktop platforms
UX Design Intern Projects included reimagining and implementing new homepage loading
San Francisco, CA experience, research & prototyping for new chatbot technology, developing a
6/16 - 8/16 mobile framework for presenting wordy healthcare information, and conducting
user research for a search framework in development
HEAD TA: USER INTERFACES One of two logistical leads for 16 TAs and 180 students
Brown University Computer Science Primary duties include re-formatting labs and projects, assignment grading
Providence, RI organization, organizing UI Camp intensive workshops for students,
6/16 - 1/17 arranging in-class speaker visits, class scheduling, leading design workshops
BROWN DESIGN WORKSHOP Gave weekly workshops and certified use for laser cutter, 3D printer, power
Lab Monitor tools, small electronics and digital design software
Providence, RI Worked with other monitors to develop new training curriculum and lab policy
9/14 - 11/16
A BETTER WORLD BY DESIGN Involved in all aspects of social outreach [social media, blog, website, graphic
Public Relations Coordinator design, press outreach, on-campus visibility, communication & networking]
Providence, RI Conferences Master of Ceremonies for two years
11/13 - 11/15
RECREATIONAL SKILLS TECHNICAL SKILLS
ROBOTS PHOTOSHOP JAVA

ILLUSTRATOR PYTHON
MUSIC
AFTEREFFECTS HTML/CSS
COMEDY/IMPROV
SKETCH JAVASCRIPT
JUGGLING
INVISION/XD MaxMSP
FRIENDMAKING *Also proficient in video and sound editing in Adobe Premiere, pipeline production in Maya

OTHER STUFF
Guest Lecturer for Brown Creative Arts Councils Pitfalls Lecture on meaningful and effective communication in the sciences
Workshop Leader & Mentor for Citizen + Virtual Wintersession Course for students at RISD, MIT, BU, and Brown
Original Animations Mouthful, Shake, and Work selected for Brown Motion Pictures EXPO student film exhibition
Co-founded C+STEAM, the computer & art focused branch of Brown and RISD STEAM
Invoved in devising, performing, and producing student theatre and film at Brown